2018-01-01T08:00:00Z What are these tasty critters? In North Carolina, we call them crayfish, or more popularly, "crawdads." In Cajun Country, the folks down here call them "Louisiana Shrimp." The Mississippi and its delta are overflowing with them. Together with "Cajun Music," they are the two things that set New Orleans apart from all the rest.
2018-06-05T07:00:00Z This publication is a radical departure from my previous twenty publications. It emphasizes the multimedia necessary it see, hear and feel all the homes and flowers of the incredible spring gardens of Virginia and the Carolinas. The only option not available to the reader is smelling and touching.
The research on site for this publication proved such a f...[Read More]
2015-11-03T08:00:00Z Marine Paleobiodiversity presents a concise history, development and current status of paleobiodiversity research, thus forming a reference work for beginners, graduates and postgraduates, who are interested in this subject and intend venture into serious research. This book provides a link-reference between text book and highly-specialized journal articles, and so ...[Read More]
2014-05-21T07:00:00Z Den 20 december 2011 så blir jag inkallad till min chef. Han säger att en oljecistern har rämnat vid en av våra oljehamnar. Cisternen innehåller upp mot 800 000 000 liter av någon slags olja. Det är katastrof. Skärgården i Söderhamns kommun är förstörd. Naturen i gungning.
Det här är historien kring arbetet under och efter utsläppet och hur en torr kommunalbyr...[Read More]
2012-01-12T08:00:00Z Provides concise, yet authoritative descriptions of the most common techniques used to study wild carnivores and to conserve and manage their populations within increasingly human-dominated landscapes.
2017-01-02T08:00:00Z Einst waren sich die gesellschaftlichen Interessengruppen aller Alpenstaaten einig darüber, dass die Alpen als wichtiger Teil des jeweiligen nationalen Lebens- und Wirtschaftsraums zu betrachten seien. Doch diese Einheit zerbricht mit der Epochenwende des Jahres 1989 und dem Erstarken des neoliberalen Denkens. Aber nach der Jahrtausendwende explodieren die Kontrover...[Read More]
2010-07-19T07:00:00Z This book explores global environmental negotiations against the backdrop of complex political relations, the climate change conventions, and multilateral environmental assessments and their effect on special interest groups. It weaves in the story of India's emergent economy, its sustainable development, and the multifaceted nationhood, the diversity of its rur...[Read More]
368 pages , CRC Press , 2017-10-26 This book will illustrate the current status, trends and effects of climate, natural disturbances and anthropogenic stressors on marine ecosystems. It shows how to integrate different management tools and models in an up-to-date, multidisciplinary approach to environmental management. Through several case studies, it provides a powerful...[Read More]
2017-05-31T07:00:00Z With more than 15,000 species, nearly a quarter of the total number of vertebrate species on Earth, freshwater fishes are extremely varied. They include the largest fish species, the beluga at over 7 meters long, and the smallest, the Paedocypris at just 8 millimeters, as well as the carnivorous, such as the piranha, and the calm, such as the Chinese algae eater. Ce...[Read More]
2017-11-27T08:00:00Z There is a gap between the ecology of health and the concepts supported by international initiatives such as EcoHealth, One Health or Planetary Health; a gap which this book aims to fill.
Global change is accelerated by problems of growing population, industrialization and geopolitics, and the world's biodiversity is suffering as a result, which impacts b...[Read More]
2017-05-15T07:00:00Z Methods in Stream Ecology: Volume 2: Ecosystem Structure, Third Edition, provides a complete series of field and laboratory protocols in stream ecology that are ideal for teaching or conducting research. This new two-part edition is updated to reflect recent advances in the technology associated with ecological assessment of streams, including remote sensing....[Read More]
2003-04-24T07:00:00Z As humanity presses down inexorably on the natural world, people debate the extent to which we can save the Earth's millions of different species without sacrificing human economic welfare. But is this argument wise? Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries?
In this book, ecologist Michael Rosenzweig finds that ecological science actually rejects su...[Read More]